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BRUCE SMITH, MD, FACP, joined Regence BlueShield of Washington as its executive medical director in October 2014. He also directs its government programs in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Utah.

Smith previously was medical director for Medicare and Medicaid, and associate medical director for strategy deployment at Group Health Physicians in Seattle, Wash. He also served the group as chief for hospice and nursing home services. Before that, he was a partner in Bellevue Internal Medicine Associates in Bellevue, Wash. He earned board certification in hospice and palliative care and in internal medicine.

He earned his BS in biochemistry at Washington State University and his MD at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He holds a certificate in medical management and health care administration from the University of Washington School of Public Health. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

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Title Annotation:MEMBERS ON THE MOVE; appointment of Bruce Smith
Publication:Physician Leadership Journal
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2015
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